Wicomico youth soccer programs on tap for fall

Wicomico County Recreation & Parks offers two fall youth soccer programs for boys and girls ages 3-12. Both leagues begin Sept. 5 and games are played primarily on Saturdays. Weekday games may occasionally be necessary. FUNdamental Soccer, for children ages 3-8 years old, provides a nurturing, fun environment for players to learn soccer through specialized, […]

Shorebirds forced to officially scrub 2020 season

Major League Baseball on Tuesday officially informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. That means there will not be a minor league season for the Delmarva Shorebirds. The verdict is especially bitter, as the team was set to open their 25th anniversary […]

Recreation: Virtual events will complement activities

This summer might look a bit different but Wicomico Rec & Parks is here to help you enjoy it, while following the appropriate social distancing guidelines. We are hosting virtual events and activities as well as planning modified summer camp experiences. To stay up to date on and participate in our virtual programs, follow us […]

25 years later, Arthur W. Perdue Stadium still glows

Long before an era when brand-new minor league ballparks became in vogue, the Delmarva Shorebirds built something to last. Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, which first opened its gates in 1996, is currently the fourth-oldest park in the 14-team South Atlantic League. Despite nearly a quarter-century of use, the “Big Chicken Wing” is still a favorite […]

Wicomico closes most parks, recreation areas

Wicomico County officials will close playgrounds, pavilions, tennis courts, basketball courts and pickle ball courts at county parks effective Monday, March 23. Day-use areas and trails will remain accessible during posted hours. Visitors should follow gathering and social distancing guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the Maryland Department of Public Health to […]

Recreation: Register now for Wicomico spring sports

The first day of spring is fast approaching and we can’t wait to get outside and start our spring activities. With everything from the new U14 WYBL session to Men’s Slow Pitch Softball to the Jr. Eastern Shore Golf League, both youth and adult members of the community have a chance to join in the […]

Construction begins at Wicomico County’s Field 7 ½

Construction of Field 7 ½ began this week at Wicomico County’s Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex in Salisbury. Located between existing fields 7 and 8 at the complex, Field 7 ½ is designed to provide individuals with physical or mental disabilities the opportunity to play the sport of baseball.  The field should be playable in […]

Wicomico Recreation: Sign up now for spring programs

February plays host to lots of activities suitable for people of all ages in Wicomico County. Our annual basketball programs continue to run and in addition we’ve announced a new WYBL Spring League. Some of our spring softball programs are now open for registration and the adult and youth chess tournaments are happening later this […]

Orioles GM Mike Elias to address Hot Stove Banquet

Baltimore Orioles Executive Vice President & General Manager Mike Elias will serve as the featured guest speaker at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 19th annual Hot Stove Banquet. The event will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Thursday, Jan. 23, and begin at 6 p.m. Elias just completed his first season in Baltimore, […]

Governors Challenge basketball begins Thursday

High school basketball talent from across the nation will travel to Wicomico County this week for the Governors Challenge basketball tournament. Now in its 39th year, the Governors Challenge is the largest holiday basketball tournament in the country. Nearly 130 teams will compete in this year’s event from 13 states, plus Puerto Rico and Canada. […]